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Technical Supervisor - Construction

Job Description

Technical Supervisor - Construction Industry

UKAS / ISO / NRA knowledge is essential.

VANRATH are delighted to be working closely with a large organisation to appoint a Technical Supervisor in the Construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established organisation to help with the growth and success of the UKAS accredited labs and testing of materials across their sites.

The successful post-holder will be reporting directly into the Technical Manager. You must have access to a vehicle as you will be required to travel onsite to alternative sites as required.

Salary on offer: An attractive salary for the right candidate & market leading benefits!

Duties will include:

  • Assist Technical Manager in maintaining Laboratory UKAS scope of accreditation and assist with extension to scope.
  • Assist Technical Manager in Maintaining Laboratory Quality Management Systems / Manuals / standards reviews & updates.
  • Liaise with production, contracting and sales staff and become fully aware of the specifications of materials for each project. Utilise this information in the the development, review and operation of materials.
  • Ensure laboratories and sites are resourced to effectively meet contract requirements and equipment is maintained and calibrated.
  • Ensure laboratories are clean, maintained and equipment is in good working order.
  • Supervise and manager all laboratory and site staff, ensuring correct sampling and testing of materials take place and accurate reporting structures are implemented.
  • Ensure that the key roles are staffed with people who can effectively undertake their roles.
  • Ensure that their roles are clearly defined, understood and that their performance is regularly reviewed.
  • Ensure all employees are motivated to achieve the business and their personal objectives.
  • Host Internal and External Auditors during Audits and ensure relevant document and information is made available.
  • Responsible for monitoring the production of materials. In the event of a problem arising, responsible for finding and implementing solutions.
  • Maintain effective relationships between the company and the client (or their representative), providing necessary information regarding the testing and quality of the material.
  • Advise site staff on quality control and technical aspects of contracts.

Essential Criteria:

  • A-Level education or equivalent
  • 3+ years of proven supervisory success in a lab based/manufacturing/construction environment.
  • Expertise in accreditation standards (BS, ISO, NRA).
  • Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • A valid driving license for fulfilling duties, you will be required to travel on alternative sites.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Science / Data jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Shannon McGrath in the strictest confidence.

Some feedback from recent VANRATH candidates-

''5*'s for Vanrath. They found me a suitable agency post right away, it was a great fit, now I have got the job permanently! Very personable and knowledgeable to deal with and always took the time to understand and help out. Extremely professional service all round.''

''I contacted Vanrath after being laid off by my previous employer. They were fantastic to deal with and found me the perfect role that matched my skill set and experience and within a day or two had an interview lined up. Within the same week I was made a job offer which I happily accepted. So thankful that I contacted Vanrath. Couldn't have asked for a quicker and more professional service.''

''My experience with Vanrath has been so positive. They were very professional but friendly at the same time. The whole process has been excellent and I've secured a job that I really wanted. I wouldn't hesitate to go through Vanrath again in future as there was no waiting about and they continually kept me updated throughout. Thanks so much again.''